December 2017 Archive

    1. Warface's Pripyat mission is more C&C than S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
    2. The 14 best Metroidvania games on PC
    3. The Seventh RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    4. Beholder 2's first trailer features EXTREME paperwork
    5. Max & Maya: Cat Simulator might not be the most authentic thing ever
    1. Alyse Stanley's favourite games of 2017
    2. The importance of going home in Assassin’s Creed Origins
    3. The Sixth RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    1. Edwin Evans-Thirlwell's favourite games of 2017
    2. Grungy retro FPS Dusk hits Early Access on January 11th
    3. The Foxer
    4. The Fifth RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    5. Ice-pick Lodge give a playful peek at Pathologic 2's progress
    6. EVE developer CCP hiring for a 'new and ambitious' MMO
    1. Ring in 2018 with 11 concentrated shots of Quake
    2. Fraser Brown's favourite games of 2017
    3. How Wolfenstein: The New Colossus takes the white dudebro hero apart
    4. The Fourth RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    1. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. fan-remake Lost Alpha gets a major update for the holidays
    2. Dominic Tarason's favourite games of 2017
    3. Watch an hour of Star Citizen's campaign, Squadron 42
    4. The Joy of not talking to other people in Destiny 2
    5. The Third RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    6. Doom turns philosophical in The Revenant Problem
    1. Tim Stone's favourite games of 2017
    2. The Second RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    1. Our PC games of the year 2017
    2. The First RPS Cracker Of Christmas
    1. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 24th
    2. Warframe's Christmas event is impressively un-festive
    1. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 23rd
    2. The Joy of Figment’s dynamic soundtrack
    3. Stalk solo in Friday The 13th, with bots for offline play
    1. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 22nd
    2. Star Trek: Bridge Crew no longer requires space-goggles
    3. The Joy of Chell’s design in Portal
    4. The Foxer
    5. The Flare Path: Walking in a Winter Wonderland
    6. What are we all playing this holiday?
    7. Experimental fighting game Rising Thunder goes one last round
    1. Wot I Think: Death Coming
    2. Dota 2's Frostivus event is a series of merry mini-games
    3. Phantom Doctrine is much more than a Cold War XCOM
    4. Steam winter sale has started so check our recs
    5. Roccat Kone Aimo review: A jumbo gaming mouse with oodles of flexibility
    6. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 21st
    7. Shock! Horror! Frozen Synapse 2 delayed into 2018
    8. Elite Dangerous pilots are scrambling to rescue an explorer stranded in the void between galaxies
    9. Have You Played... Ace of Spades: Battle Builder?
    10. The Council is a mystery with Napoleon and Washington
    11. Help Santa deliver Christmas gifts in Truck Simulator
    12. Tiny Metal, an Advance Wars-y strategy game, is out now
    13. Stardew Valley will let you change professions
    1. Verdict: Co-op wizard-em-up Nine Parchments
    2. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds v1.0 launching overnight
    3. Dressing up as Santa in Tekken 7 and visiting players
    4. Enjoy thecatamites with a discounted 51 game bundle
    5. The long cable of the law: L.A. Noire VR is out now
    6. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 20th
    7. Wonderful golfpurgatory Desert Golfing tees off on PC
    8. Call of Duty: WWII gets new maps in Resistance DLC
    9. Have you played… Fahrenheit (or Indigo Prophecy)?
    10. Now you're engineering with portals: Bridge Constructor Portal released
    11. Life Is Strange: Before The Storm's final episode out now
    1. Premature Evaluation: Fade to Silence
    2. Fire Pro Wrestling World launches off the top rope
    3. RIOT – Civil Unrest is a handsome but pointless RTS
    4. Slay The Spire made me fall in love with deck-building
    5. Hand of Fate 2's best character becomes semi-playable in free DLC
    6. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 19th
    7. ScummVM now supports Plumbers Don't Wear Ties, Phantasmagoria, Starship Titanic
    8. Oxenfree, unarguably the best game of 2016, is free on GOG right now!
    9. Have you played... Puddle?
    10. Total Warhammer 2's Tomb Kings rise in January
    11. Layers of Fear is free on Humble today
    12. Viscera Cleanup Detail adds graffiti to scrub in new level
    1. Wot I Think: Shadowhand
    2. 30 years of Final Fantasy: The highs and lows
    3. Bomber Crew deploys Secret Weapons DLC
    4. New Quake tourism mod mixes in NIN's Ghosts I-IV
    5. Wot I Think: Okami HD
    6. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 18th
    7. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive survival mode speculation continues
    8. Have You Played... Battle Engine Aquila?
    9. Monster Hunter: World trailer shows off feline friends
    10. They Are Billions strategises in a steampunk zombie apocalypse
    11. Steam Charts: Ho Ho Ho Dear Edition
    12. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds to add map select option
    13. Hitchhiker looks like a hell of a trip
    1. Contemporary crime-thriller My Eyes On You looks great but sounds stilted
    2. Jack King-Spooner wishes us a weird and frostbitten Christmas
    3. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 17th
    4. Iconoclasts finally jumps out in January
    1. Mount Your Friends 3D is coming, avert your eyes!
    2. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 16th
    3. Payday 2's latest heist is a Reservoir Dogs crossover
    4. Sad millennial simulator Night In The Woods gets new (and old) content
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    1. Unknown Pleasures: 5 great new Steam games you might have missed
    2. Podcast: The worst games of the year
    3. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 15th
    4. Have You Played… Salty Bet?
    5. The Foxer
    6. The Flare Path: Regrets Everything
    7. Tokyo 42 only somewhat reluctantly fixes its biggest flaw
    8. Oxenfree devs announce Afterparty, a Hellish pub crawl
    9. Adventure Time spawning an open-world sailing game
    10. Take-Two launch 'indie' publishing label Private Division
    11. Go go go: Company of Heroes 2 is free today
    1. Wot I Think: Finding Paradise (To The Moon 2)
    2. Premature Evaluation: Empires of the Undergrowth
    3. Minecraft Java testing official texture makeover
    4. Fallout 4 VR is huge, technically impressive, and gimmicky
    5. Photographs is a puzzler that's actually 5 different games
    6. Logitech G903 & Powerplay review: A wireless gaming mouse recharged by its own mat
    7. Bound to Isaac
    8. Wolfenstein 2's Gunslinger Joe DLC dives out
    9. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 14th
    10. Have you played... The Vanishing of Ethan Carter?
    11. RocketWerkz announce neo-noir open world game Living Dark
    12. Steam update aims to make games run smoother the first time you play
    13. Dead in Vinland is a neat looking survive 'em up
    14. And now it's Star Citizen vs Crytek
    1. Has Gwent been improved by its updates?
    2. Tom Clancy vs. Predator: Wildlands introduces movie monster
    3. Interview: Jason Roberts on Gorogoa, brevity and unknowability
    4. Ubisoft are testing For Honour dedicated servers, and you can join them even if you don't own the game
    5. The RPS Christmas gift guide 2017
    6. Chambara's split-screen action sneaks onto PC
    7. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 13th
    8. Star Wars Battlefront 2's free Last Jedi DLC marches out today
    9. Have You Played... Aztez?
    10. Okami HD splashes onto PC
    11. Digital deals so far this week
    12. Assassin's Creed Oranges update 6 - better graphics, revised difficulty, beards
    13. Wot I Think: SpellForce 3
    14. Resident Evil 7 new DLCs go brawling in the swamp
    15. You can now hunt Yetis in Overwatch's winter event
    16. The adorably ultraviolent Gang Beasts is fully out now
    17. Steelseries Arctis 7 review: The best gaming headset bar none
    1. Fortnite Battle Royale's new mode needs to be a fixture
    2. Baba Is You is a puzzler which lets you write the rules
    3. Ark: Survival Evolved goes underground in Aberration
    4. Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming (Late 2017) review: Now with added Thunderbolt 3
    5. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 12th
    6. Getting Over It requires a resolve Matt doesn't have
    7. GOG winter sale starts, offering Grim Fandango for free
    8. Have you played... ArmA 3?
    9. Dean Hall's Stationeers spacewalks into early access
    10. Wot I Think: Gorogoa
    11. A Museum of Dubious Splendors is quite splendid
    12. AMD's new Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition update is chock-full of new features
    13. Bungie admit their "plans aren't working" and address endgame Destiny 2 content lockout
    14. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds test servers now rocking both maps
    15. Soul Calibur VI shows off some samurai swordsing
    16. The best Assassin's Creed game is free this week
    1. How an amputation saved Quadrilateral Cowboy’s life
    2. Bite your pal's face off in Normal Human Face Simulator
    3. Steelseries Siberia 800 review: A great wireless headset let down by its microphone
    4. MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will have four-player co-op and full mod support
    5. You Must Be 18 Or Older To Enter banned from Steam, daftly declared porn
    6. Vacation Simulator is a sandy sequel to Job Simulator
    7. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 11th
    8. A Way Out's online co-op is playable with just one copy of the game
    9. Opus Magnum whirs out of Early Access
    10. Have You Played... Sportsfriends?
    11. Steam Charts: Breaking News Edition
    12. The Evil Within 2 free trial lets you play the opening chapters
    13. Duelyst launches its Frostfire Festival featuring a special game mode
    1. Star Wars Battlefront 2's new trailer teases December plans
    2. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 10th
    3. Card-RPG Shadowhand shuffles into release
    4. Path of Exile's free War for The Atlas expansion is live
    5. Fantastical Tinder sim Reigns: Her Majesty is out now
    6. The Sunday Papers
    7. Mix up some trouble (to order) in Goblins 2 Go
    1. Romancing SaGa 2 comes west next week, 24 years late
    2. AOC E2470SWH review: An OK pick for a cheap second screen
    3. GTA Online goes a little Saints Row in the Doomsday Heist
    4. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 9th
    5. Touhou's next fighting game is launching (nearly) direct to Steam
    6. What are we all playing this weekend?
    7. Debate witches with your fists in VN turned fighting game Umineko: Golden Fantasia
    8. Subnautica's Eye Candy update makes water look wetter
    1. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds new map made me feel lost again, and I love it
    2. 90s CD-ROM games still have a lot to teach us
    3. Unknown Pleasures: the best new Steam games you haven't heard of
    4. How Butterfly Soup creates believable characters
    5. GTFO looks like Payday meets Dead Space
    6. Witchfire is as pretty as The Vanishing of Ethan Carter and as violent as Painkiller
    7. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 8th
    8. Death Stranding continues to perplex in new trailer
    9. Beyond Good and Evil 2 teases its ships and characters
    10. Have you played... Thief: Deadly Shadows?
    11. SpellForce 3 is out now, but our review is still cooking
    12. The Foxer
    13. The Flare Path: Greek Ire
    14. Overwatch’s winter event is a Yeti hunt
    15. Fortnite Battle Royale's temporary 50 vs. 50 mode is live
    16. Soul Calibur VI is coming to PC in 2018
    17. Sea of Thieves will set sail on March 20
    18. Metro Exodus bids Moscow farewell in the new trailer
    19. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds desert map is live on the test servers
    20. Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2 delayed, says Ubisoft (quietly)
    21. New From Software game - Bloodborne 2 , Dark Souls 4 or Shadow Tower?
    22. Firewatch team go tomb raiding with In The Valley of Gods
    23. Fade To Silence is cold and full of monsters
    1. Premature Evaluation: Dustwind
    2. Podcast: The most overlooked games of 2017
    3. Italia is Euro Truck Sim 2 at its most beautiful - but it is time for something more
    4. Humanity is a beautiful, creepy game about crowds
    5. Would you believe it, they're only making another Tomb Raider
    6. Devil May Cry (New Romantic Dante not My Chemical Romance Dante) remastered on PC
    7. Grab a new look at Beyond Good & Evil 2, live right now
    8. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 7th
    9. The joy of Danganronpa's Monokuma Theatre
    10. New Stellaris expansion doubles down on humans
    11. Have You Played... B.U.T.T.O.N?
    12. Giant wars and a rain of elves in Total Warhammer 2's free Laboratory DLC
    13. Dying Light: Bad Blood wants you to betray your friends
    14. Getting Over It is out now, watch me flail and fail in it
    15. The Crackle
    16. Spend 10 minutes bringing books to life in Librood
    17. Get your urban fantasy on with Unavowed's first trailer
    1. Seven: The Days Long Gone ruined all other RPGs for me
    2. Tomb Kings will hit Total War: Warhammer 2 but not yet
    3. AOC G2460VQ6 review: 75Hz gaming on a budget
    4. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 6th
    5. Shall we play a new #game from Sam 'Her Story' Barlow?
    6. The Atom is joining Injustice 2, and he looks amazing
    7. Euro Truck Simulator 2 travels to Italy in new DLC
    8. Have You Played... Deus Ex: Mankind Divided?
    9. Mind Control Delete is a standalone Superhot expansion
    10. Portal returns! ... as a Bridge Constructor spin-off!?
    11. A decade of badly drawn advent calendars
    12. Playerunknown's Battegrounds reveals desert map's name and town details
    13. Deliciously Moirish: why Overwatch’s new support hero is my favourite healer
    14. Trine devs release co-op spell blaster Nine Parchments
    15. Rainbow Six Siege ends year with Operation White Noise
    16. Arma 3's tricky Tac-Ops mission pack is out now
    17. The Surge’s malfunctioning theme park DLC is out now
    18. A first look at Korea and its leader in Civilization 6's DLC
    1. Philips 273V5LHAB review: A 27in monitor that doesn't break the budget
    2. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 5th
    3. Stardock and the original Star Control developers are brawling over the series rights
    4. EVE Online's free-to-play Arms Race update is live
    5. Have You Played... Wolfenstein: The Old Blood?
    6. Mega Man 11 and the Mega Man X Collection are coming to PC in 2018
    7. Dress as your favourite esports team in Overwatch
    8. The Division’s free Resistance update is out now
    9. We asked Dota 2's Frostivus contest participants about spec work
    10. Darkest Dungeon will go crazy for comets in The Color of Madness DLC
    11. Fortnite developers impose $5000 injunction on ‘cheater’
    12. Freddy Fazbear’s Pizzeria Simulator is free and not what it seems
    13. Here's when Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris releases in your timezone
    14. Ubisoft giving ace-o RTS World in Conflict away for free
    1. Star Wars Battlefront 2's update aims to fix progression
    2. Ridealong: A real comedian goes to Comedy Night
    3. Cuphead patch squashes bugs, including one that should be a feature
    4. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 4th
    5. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds will add desert map in next round of testing
    6. Crusader Kings 2 player records 700-year NPC game to find who gets "most kills" and "most children"
    7. Have you played... Entomorph: Plague of the Darkfall?
    8. Magical dungeon crawler Wizard of Legend looks wizard
    9. Five Nights at Freddy's creator teases spin-off
    10. Assassin's Creed Origins gets 'nightmare' difficulty mode
    11. Fortnite: Battle Royale is getting a new shooting model and special modes
    12. This week's Google Doodle teaches kids to code
    13. Steam Charts: Post Sale Fatigue Edition
    14. Meet new gods and kill them in Dominions 5
    1. Crossing Souls goes back to the future in February
    2. Jazz Jackrabbit and Epic Pinball bounce onto GOG
    3. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 3rd
    4. Star Ocean: The Last Hope HD warps onto Steam
    5. Amiga-esque shmup Sky Force Reloaded is out now
    6. The Sunday Papers
    7. Hupsi is a musical children's picture-book for the digital generation
    1. Haque is a cute, glitchy, roguey-likey little thing
    2. Destiny 2's December plans include Masterwork weapons and an economic overhaul
    3. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 2nd
    4. Falcom action-RPG Zwei: The Arges Adventure returns to PC shores in English
    5. What are we all playing this weekend?
    6. Cobalt WASD gives the quirky platformer a competitive second lease of life
    1. Into The Breach: a diary of doom
    2. Podcast: Our most anticipated games of 2018
    3. DayZ will leave early access next year
    4. The RPS Advent Calendar, Dec 1st
    5. The awesome and alluring RPS Advent Calendar 2017
    6. Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris trailer shows off new weapons, armour and dance moves
    7. It's official: playing Skeal is now a Christmas tradition
    8. Mass Effect 2 & 3 overhauled with a huge fan-made texture pack
    9. Have You Played... Galcon Fusion?
    10. Seven: The Days Long Gone is out this day
    11. The Foxer
    12. The Flare Path: Claas War
    13. Abandon Ship lowers the anchor until 2018
    14. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is free right now
    15. Soma launches Safe Mode with friendlier monsters